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the nation for the next four years, president obama making an outrageous claims about his record in the face of a rise in the unemployment rate today, which had just under 8%, is higher than when the president took office. >> our ideas were tried and tested, and they worked. their ideas were also tried, and they did no work done so well. lou: 23 million americans to remain out of work might disagree. the national debt has risen by more than $5 trillion. the nation's economy, it is all but stagnant. this has governor romney running l as the candidate of change. >> accomplishing change is not just something i talked about. it is something actually done, and we need to have someone in the white house who cannot just talk about it, but do it. lou: the most recent poll of ohio mirrors those tight national polls. rasmussen reports showing governor romney tied with president obama at 49%. nationally the dead heat can be seen across a white canvas of polls. the real clear politics bulbuls has the two men separated tonight by a mere tenth of a percentage point to. the rasmussen reports daily tracking
of governor romney returning to pennsylvania the obama campaign says that is a desperate attempt to get to 270. >>shepard: today's job numbers remain better than predicted pointing to slow but steady economic growth but the national unemployment rate went up. how will voters respond at the polls on tuesday? that is ahead. and the latest on the obama administration's response to the attack in libya. that is ahead. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. if you're eligible for medicare, you might know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they help pay some of the difference. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral to see a speci
focused on obama care which killed jobs, crippling unemployment conditions. i know when i'm elected the economy and the american job market will still be stagnant. >> rousing stuff there. joining us is ezra klein of the "washington post." good afternoon. >> good afternoon. >> a jobs report this late into the election isn't likely to sway a significant number of voters, but for the past few months romney has kept losing his talking points. what does he do now? >> well, i mean, he says it remains a bad economy which is not growing fast enough. i would actually give him one of the talking points you took. it's true people rejoined the labor force this month but a lot have dropped out of it since four years ago. the problem with the talking point, the problem with all of romney talking points is the entire economy is not about obama. romney does appear to believe the president has magic definitive powers about -- >> that is the central irony of this man's claim, isn't it? >> a couple years ago when george w. bush is being blamed for a weak economy, nothing like the one he bequeathed to
romney a talking point. >> unemployment today is higher than on the day barack obama took office. >> eliot: what he didn't say was that the economy was losing 800,000 jobs a month when obama took office. during his term the economy added millions of jobs. professor at us berkeley goldman school of public policy and author of "beyond outrage: what has gone wrong with our economy and our democracy and how to fix it." hello, mr. secretary. >> hello eliot. >> eliot: there was a massive conspiracy that the economy was picking up steam. do you think the numbers prove there is an accelerating fact that there improvement. >> the reason why unemployment ticked up was because more people are trying to find jobs now, and in that particular survey the bureau of labor statistics only looks at the number of people who are trying to find jobs. when more people are trying to because they are more optimistic about there being jobs there that means the unemployment rate actually ironically goes up. the real important number is the establishment survey number. that 171,000 new jobs is a major marke
he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. think of that. >> reporter: governor romney has two stops in ohio today. president obama three. and they'll both be back before tuesday. both candidates campaigning as if they believe any letup and they'd lose ohio and lose the election. i'm steve handelsman, news 4. >>> right now we're in the final hours of early voting in the state of maryland. tends at 9:00 tonight. and once again there are long lines at the sports and learning center in landover, where people are trying to cast their ballot. extra voting machines were added at this and other locations across the county. but people are still waiting hours on end. today our prince george's county bureau chief tracy wilkins learned that an important reason for the backlog is lack of space and those voting machines. we'll have more in a live report coming up in the next half hour. >>> it is not ye9 clear exactly how the aftermath of hurricane sandy will affect voter turnout next week. what is clear is that a big event scheduled for this weekend, th
in the key state of ohio. today the latest cnn poll shows obama with a very slight edge there, but there's everything to play for. today, the last jobs report before election day was released. unemployment ticking up to 7.9%, but at the same time, 171,000 jobs were created. no surprise, both candidates reacted differently to the news. >> today, our businesses have created nearly five and a half million new jobs. this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> he said he was going to lower the unemployment rate down to 5.2% right now. today, we learned that it's actually 7.9% and that's nine million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> mitt romney earlier today. you're looking at live pictures now from westchester in ohio, where rudy giuliani, the former mayor of new york, has given a blistering speech attacking barack obama. in a few minutes, he will be on this show live and exclusive to tell me why he feels so strongly why the president should leave the offic
's nine million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> mitt romney earlier today. you're looking at live pictures now from westchester in ohio, where rudy giuliani, the former mayor of new york, has given a blistering speech attacking barack obama. in a few minutes, he will be on this show live and exclusive to tell me why he feels so strongly why the president should leave the office. let's start with these long lines for gas. susan candiotti is at one gas station in new jersey. i have been following your travails for most of the day. you have been joining endless lines for gas in your car. most of the time coming up against a blank. where are you now and how does it all end? >> reporter: well, it all ended with us not getting any gas. it looks like a ghost town here. you can see they were open for a good nine hours. they had the supply but those lines just sucked it all up. too many customers and eventually they had to shut down tonight. so a lot of people were turned back and yes, piers, we went to two different places, spen
. the new unemployment number -- how will it play in the polling place? the jeep jobs in china flap. >> obama sold chrysler to italians who are going to build jeeps in china. >> it is an outrageous lie. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we thought this was going to be a pre-election broadcast and all we had to do was handicap the election. along came hurricane sandy. in politics, a wise man told me once that you can never see around the corner. i don't want to minimize the tragic human dimensions of this storm and its aftermath, but this is a political program and the election is next tuesday, so here goes. new jersey gov. chris christie prior to the hurricane. >> let's give you the plane ticket back to chicago you have current. >> after sandy, he was thanking him. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for the people of our state. >> he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people of new jersey bounce back stronger than before. >> in the past several days, voters have seen the president on tv,
short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. melissa: so how important is this report to the election? coming here to weigh in, chief political strategist at potomac research group. thank you for coming on. >> my pleasure, great to see you. melissa: what do you think? both sides trying to spin the numbers. >> i was told the white house was fearful the numbers could have been back at 8%, and it wasn't or that they could be under 100,000, and they weren't. i also think the romney campaign was hoping for a number that would have helped them more. for the 18 people in america who have not decided who they're going to vote for, i think it is probably neutral. melissa: it is not good for the president that number would go from 7.827.9, yet it is still below eight but a lot of people thought as the magic number. our greenroom pointed out to us it was actually 7.5% when jimmy carter was taking on ronald reagan who was even lower than, which i was surprised about. you can go any which way, but as you said, are there really that many people who are g
on their economic policies. i think romney is far, far better than obama, obama has made a huge mistake over the last 3 years. lou: and friday, our last reading on unemployment. i don't know -- i don't know if anyone pays attention to these numbers. >> i do. lou: there is some credibility gap i believe. but give us your thoughts. >> you know, numbers have been horrible for the last 36 months, there has been no real recovery in the u.s. we barely kept up with population growth. if the participation rate had not fallen as sharply as we had, unemployment would still be in 12% range. a lot of people out there working, are working but part time instead of full time look they would like. it cannot continue this way very long. this is a tragic is, if you worry about people in the storm you do, you have to worry about theme without jobs for last 4 or 5 years, who lost ability to ever get back in the labor force, it is a tragic loss of a press our natural -- precious natural resource, i am at odds with what should be done. lou: we're all sfrufl frustratey that. very few people talk about this that i
's good. >> unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> he is about as hollow as the tin man. >> if we don't run candy crowley, romney will be the nominee and he'll lose. >>> we begin tonight with the latest on the recovery from the devastation of hurricane sandy. nbc news has now confirmed 94 deaths from the storm. more than half of those killed, 48 died in the state of new york. of that 48 in the state, 40 deaths occurred here in new york city. and of those 40 new york city deaths, more than half, 22, occurred in the borough that was the hardest hit. staten island. it's greater than every other state hit by the storm. in new jersey, 13 died. 11 people died in maryland. there were seven deaths in pennsylvania. west virginia lost six people, four people died in connecticut, in north carolina two died and one person died in puerto rico. speaking to reporters today on staten island, homeland security. >> it's been mentioned this was a large storm. the area that sandy covered was roughly the size of europe. we know that staten island took a particularly hard hit f
.9% and that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> reporter: hiring has barely kept up, and more than 10 million people can't find a job. polls show americans think the economy and jobs are the major issue. no wonder both campaigns are spinning the numbers. >>> presidential voting preferences have not changed much here in california according to a new exclusive ktvu field poll. in the final preelection poll taken from october 25th to the 30th, voters statewide support president obama 54% to 39% for mitt romney. that is roughly the same lead president obama has held over romney since 2011. >>> actor john cusack production company says it is working on a movie about rush limbaugh. cusack himself will star in it. >>> it is finally here, the mini i pad has arrived but where were the crowds? the one thing experts say may have kept some customers away. >> and back here in just a couple of minutes, we go right into the bay area weekend. and a chance of rain coming next week. >> this is a wonderful city, people just come toget
new jobs. today we learned companies hired war in october. >> he said he would lower the unemployment rate. today we learned it is 7.9%. that is 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. rich: president obama's -- the romney campaign has featured bankruptcy with the government providing guarantees proposed financing. ohio could very well decide this race. president obama returned tomorrow. governor romney later this weekend. david: thank you very much. let's bring in our panel. liz: we have jeff cleveland and fill -- the action you saw today, didn't say anything about what we may see next week and review a little perplexed? >> we sell gold and silver get liquidated. they thought that qe maybe a little shorter and its duration. as the day went on, we sell oil prices continue to decline. we sell gold and silver break down harder. that put a lot of pressure on the margin situation. liz: we need to show a gold chart. gold plummeted today. gold was up about $1700, now it is 1678. if you look at the one week, you'll get a bett
new jobs during this barack obama president's see, under 8% unemployment rate -- during this barack obama presidency. 32 months of the private sector job growth. you compare that to where we were when bush left office and the president took office. that is a remarkable improvement. that is the pathway to recovery, and president obama has beenthis is no time to change course and go back to -- we don't know what we will be getting with governor romney. he was governor of massachusetts. rounding achievement was mandatory health care for everyone -- his crowning achievement. what president's day will we get from former governor romney? -- what presidency will we get? host: we will stop there. statements. now we will turn it over to viewers, and if you can keep your answers a little shorter so leesburg, virginia, loudoun county courthouse. about an hour outside of washington. robert in columbia, south carolina, on the democrats' line here you are first. go ahead. caller: good morning, c-span, america -- good morning, ladiespresident obama has been studying all aspects of the job and now
of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> if you haven't heard by now, and i can't imagine how you haven't heard by now, in regards to what mitt romney says he is going to actually do, he has got a five-point plan for you. >> people across the country are responding to our five-part plan to create jobs. part one, as you know, is about taking full advantage of our energy resources. second, i'm going to move to boost trade, especially with latin america. third, i am going to send to congress the retraining reform act. to make sure every worker can get the skills and chance for a good-paying job. fourth, i will move to can tale out of control spending. i am going to act to boost small business an all business. >> what the american people will have to decide on tuesday is whether it is worth it to stay the course or choose an unknown path. big on problem. shore on specifics. in 2008, we as an electorate decided the change was good, given crisis averted and progress made since then, is it the right course now. to paraphrase, don't change horse
't worked and it hasn't worked by president obama's own when he surements. he said unemployment would be 50% lower today than it is if we just passed the stimulus package. he said economic growth would be two thirds higher than it actually is. it hants worked. the one thing he does have in the new proposal is to raise taxes on about a million small businesses including a lot here in ohio. that will result according to a study by the national federation of independent businesses which a 700,000 job loss which we can't afford. governor romney instead has pro posed progrowth policies including a tax reform proposal that lowers the rate of taxation but makes the tax code far more efficient and simplifies it and that will result in 7 million new jobs over the next ten years. that is the choice people have. in ohio they are choosing mitt thusy and that is where aenthusiasm is. >> the two campaigns have been battling for months over women and the polls seem to indicate that in fact romney has succeeded to at least some degree depending on the poll in closing the gender gap when it comes to women p
with the unemployment numbers coming out. >>> doug luzader live in washington. thank you. >>> another sign the obama administration knew the security situation in benghazi was deteriorating. a classified cable less than a month before the attack warned that our consulate could not with stand a coordinated attack. peter doocy is live with more on the story for us. >>> good morning patti ann. the state department received a secret cable from the security team in benghazi on august 16th. that's 3 and a half weeks before the september 11th terrorist attack on the consulate that killed four americans. the secret cable said that the security situation on the ground in benghazi was trending negatively that there were al qaeda training camps in benghazi and they would not be able to defend themselves against terrorists in the event of an attack. we got our hands on a quote from that secret cable that was based on an emergency meeting in libya a day before. it says quote rso regional security officer expressed concerns with the ability to defend both in the event of a coordinated attack due to limited man po
million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. think of that. unemployment today is higher than on the day barack obama took office. he promised that he would propose a plan to save social security and medicare from insolvency. he didn't. rather, he raided $716 billion from medicare to pay for his vaunted obama care. he said he was going to lower health insurance premiums for the average family. by $2,500 a year by now. and actually by now they are now $3,000 higher for an average family, and gasoline. the american family now pays $2,000 a year more for gasoline than when he was elected. of course, he also said he was going to work across the aisle on the most important issues. listen to this, he has not met on the economy or on the budget or on jobs with either of the republican leader of the house or the senate since july. instead of bridging the divide, he's made it wider. now, how is it that he's fallen so short of what he promised? in part it's because he never led before. he'd never worked across the aisle before. he never
the economy added 171,000 jobs last month. the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9%. here's what president obama said about these numbers this morning in ohio. >> today our businesses have created nearly 5.5 million new jobs, and this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> i want to talk about the economics and the politics of the report with our chief business correspondent ali velshi and john avalon. they're in ohio talking to the voters. ali, let's start with you since you have an economics, numbers guy here. >> yeah. >> we looked at this, and the economy stated by cnn money, they were twpg 125,000 jobs, so this number was higher at 171,000. so you have figures in august and september, also higher than we thought. what do we say about the overall growth and the health of the economy and the recovery? >> you and i talked about this before. i like the jobs creation or job loss numbers. the establishment survey more than i like the unemployment number. by the way, i feel the same way about it when it's low and when it's
be a wave elections but obama is preaching patience of the economy. the electorate is not patient. >> the romney was campaign was based on the idea you couldn't get re-elected with unemployment above 7.2%. now, there is no way it going below that on friday. obama appears to be on the verge. >> is ohio below 7.2%. so if ohio is the deciding factor unless they have a good ground game, he has the number in ohio. >> you are right. ohio is better than the national race. >> it's not really a national race. i understand what you are saying. we have two different elections taking place here. there will be a national vote and essentially be 8 to 10 states that will do their own thing. for the country's sake i hope whoever wins the electoral college wins the popular vote. >> greta: ohio, we're going to blame ohio if we're happy or unhappy. coming up, from the campaign trail to the trick-or-treat trail, wait until you see what paul ryan was up to tonight. that is next. that could be a question of blood flow. cialis for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more
-elected with unemployment above 7.2%. now, there is no way it going below that on friday. obama appears to be on the verge. >> is ohio below 7.2%. so if ohio is the deciding factor unless they have a good ground game, he has the number in ohio. >> you are right. ohio is better than the national race. >> it's not really a national race. i understand what you are saying. we have two different elections taking place here. there will be a national vote and essentially be 8 to 10 states that will do their own thing. for the country's sake i hope whoever wins the electoral college wins the popular vote. >> greta: ohio, we're going to blame ohio if we're happy or unhappy. coming up, from the campaign trail to the trick-or-treat trail, wait until you see gecko (clearing throat) thank you, mr. speaker, uh, members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know it. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newcaster: breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are ac
in on the october jobs report. here is the statement in part. the increase in the unemployment rate is sad reminder that the economy is at virtual stand still. the jobless rate is higher than it was when president obama took office and there are still 23 million americans struggling for work. we are live on the campaign trail with governor romney in a matter of minutes. when we get comment from the white house we'll bring that to you. martha: back to the other big story today. new signs of a communication breakdown inside the obama administration during the hours of the benghazi terror attack. here is what we can tell you. e-mails shared with fox news suggest that top counterterrorism officials felt cut out of the loop on the night of those four murders. national security correspondent jennifer griffin is live at the penthouse. good morning to you. what is the latest. >> the penthouse known as the pentagon, martha. senior counterterrorism officials felt cut out of the loop the night of the attack on the benghazi consulate according to e-mails given to fox news according to discussions how to respon
but nine of the last ten show obama ahead, that is becomes more meaningful. >> the unemployment rate has dipped down below eight percent in 1-b ls accounting yet there are also a range of the statistical evidence nobody has been elected reelected if in the previous four years the unemployment rate was over eight percent. does that mean anything to you? >> well, you had fdr reelected, back in mean 36 with an unemployment rate near 13 percent and the reason why is the trajectory had been favorable, because it had been 20 percent, so. >> rose: so the exception is where i the trajectory? >> and the other thing is we are on the one hand, you are not that far from some allowing presidents but not that far there reagan where unemployment was in the low to mid seven when voters went to the polls in 1984 and he didn't squeak out a win over walter mondale and won by 18 points. >> rose: there is a premium in today's world for the ability to assess the data that is coming in. >> yeah, and you see this everywhere from sports to technology, to every other field, and people often make mistakes, we ar
, the unemployment rate right now is 8%. president obama won that state in 2008 by a 9% advantage. joining us from denver is the editorial page editor with the denver post. what are the top issues for colorado voters? >> just about everywhere else, the economy and jobs. we also have a large energy sector here. energy is a big issue. among the latino population, especially democrats, immigration reform. >> what -- who votes? >> is interesting, we have increased the number of people voting by mail. the republicans have about a 20,000 votes and advantage. the state is equally divided. you try to figure out which way it will break. you will hear a lot of talk about appealing to women and latinos. we have heard a lot about the bennett strategy, that refers to the strategy michael bennett used in running against the tide and enter 2010 where by appealing to women and latinos he was able to eke out a victory in a year that was not favorable to democrats. host: where are the traditionally democratic areas of the state versus the republican areas of the state? guest: denver is ground zero for democrats. bo
that it is 7.9% and that is 9 billion jobs short. unemployment is higher than when barack obama took office. the mother resembles think that the economy and jobs are still the major issue facing this election. >> president obama and governor robyn arm each making their final campaign shoucampaign-porsche through the swing states and it is still too close to call. this campaign- push.... there were both in ohio today. governor romney was also in wisconsin. from saturday through monday, starting with president obama. he is focused on the three midwestern states, wisconsin, ohio, iowa. and governor romney will spread it out making two different stops in iowa, ohio, new hampshire and also make a stop in pennsylvania, virginia, colorado. with polling numbers in the state's very close, the final push should sway a few voters and make the difference in what experts predict will be a very close election. as a reminder, kron 4 will have extended live coverage on election night. tuesday. 8:00 p.m. and stay updated on our website kron 4 .com and facebook and twitter feed its. >>pam: coming up clearer
hampshire's economy is humming along and unemployment is at less than 6%, so when president obama and mitt romney visit the battleground state, their stump speeches tend to include promises of more job creation. our david mattingly visited two small businesses there to see what their executives think about the candidates' proposals. >> reporter: randi, victor, the unemployment rate in this critical battleground state is under 6% and well under the national average, so when it comes to campaign promises about creating jobs, businesses here say leave that to the professionals. two new hampshire small businesses that found a way to beat the recession. one is a free-wheeling tech company. producing codes that makes e-mail and the internet work better. the other has been in business for five generations. >> high carbon steel photograph needles. >> reporter: manufacturing metal pins for everything from antique phonographs to the military. >> these are ping that go into the ammunition boxes for the u.s. government. >> reporter: in tough times they both found ways to create new jobs. what every ca
.9%. that's 9 million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> gretchen: with jobs still at a stand still 171,000 still created but 170,000 still lost. what does it mean for the real unemployment figures. good thing we have david. syndicated columnist. is he live with me from washington. good morning, david. >> good morning. >> gretchen: this early in the morning i'm glad you can calculate all these numbers in your head. the last unemployment rate we are going to see before the election inches up. what's the real number? >> no president has been reelected with an unemployment rate higher than 7.4 since franklin delano roosevelt. it's a tough hill to climb. the fundamentals of this number are even worse simply because some people have left the labor market that if barack obama had the same amount of people looking for work as when george bush was president. left presidency, we would have a 10.6 unemployment rate. it's far worse than it looks. >> gretchen: what about this u 6 unemployment rate being 14.6% for october. what's u 6? >>
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